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Summary Section 1 Seattle to Kodiak and Seattle to Pacific City (Portland)

I am flying home today! Time to review my first section of the BIG trip around my third continent, the “North Island”. I had not much time to prepare this trip from home, I just downloaded a few satellite images from the section, a chart from North America, shipped my kayaks, grabbed my gear and […]
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Kodiak

Pos: 57.7923, -152.3870 Loc: Kodiak Acc: Deb and Eric’s house no paddling today Oh, I woke like being in a sanatorium! My whole body cried for rest and recovery after those ten days of continuous paddling, and especially after the last hard one. Not enough sleep yet, as I liked to catch up with my online […]
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Sun 30/07-2017 Day 128

Pos: 57.7923, -152.3870 Loc: Kodiak Acc: Deb and Eric’s house Dist: 77,1 km Start: 4:20 End: 20:10 It was good I forced myself yesterday evening to sleep at 9 pm, as we decided to launch early at 4.30 latest, and the last nights were not the longest either. We had to be through the Whale Island […]
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Sat 29/07-2017 Day 127

Pos: 58.1529, -153.2103 Loc: Rasperry Strait Acc: tent Dist: 51,2 km Start: 4:00 End: 18:45 It was nice socializing yesterday, but it also takes time off my recovery and office work. Means, I sent my update away only at 11 pm. Not enough sleep, for sure. I woke an hour later as originally planned, and was […]
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Fri 28/07-2017 Day 126

Pos: 58.4544, -152.6873 Loc: Blue Fox Bay Lodge Acc: tent Dist: 37,0 km Start: 4:00 End: 12:35 Eyal and I cleaned our food resources yesterday and discovered some bags of small carrots which were hidden in the hatches and had gone off. What else to do with them than to throw them into the water, far off […]
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Thu 27/07-2017 Day 125

Pos: 58.6346, -152.3505 Loc: Perevalnie Island Acc: tent Dist: 42,9 km Start: 8:40 End: 15:40 Eyal is sleep talking…I am 100% sure he was yesterday evening calling aloud at 9.30 pm twice: „Hello!” …and then he fell asleep again snoring heavily. Thanks goodness not every night… We both had heavy “rain” on our tent all night […]
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Wed 26/07-2017 Day 124

Pos: 58.9429, -152.0414 Loc: West Amatuli Island Acc: tent Dist: 41,0 km Start: 9:35 End: 16:30 It was a quiet night with some rain and a lot of fog on one of those “Bear Free Islands(?)” … We opted to start late, one hour before low tide, and this seemed to be the right decision. We […]
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Tue 25/07-2017 Day 123

Pos: 59.1460, -151.5104 Loc: East Chugach Island spit Acc: tent Dist: 48,6 km Start: 6:55 End: 14:45 The river we are camped at looks quite different on low tide, it is just a tiny creek, which gets blocked by the rising tide to a wide pool, where we were yesterday enjoying our icy swim. I forgot […]
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Mon 24/07-2017 Day 122

Pos: 59.3217, -150.8797 Loc: before Tonsina Bay Acc: tent Dist: 32,2 km Start: 7:55 End: 15:30 Launch was late, as I fell asleep only just before midnight yesterday. We passed the anchoring “Four Seasons” once more to say good bye to Susan and Pete, nice folks! The crossing over to the Nuka Island passage was smooth […]
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Sun 23/07-2017 Day 121

Pos: 59.5740, -150.5058 Loc: Ariadne Cove Acc: tent Dist: 46,1 km Start: 6:55 End: 19:20 Our bear from the landing last evening did not show up any more. He seemed to have well eaten digging in the sea weed, and I think he thought what I was thinking – there is space for all three of […]
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